The Importance Of Volunteering For A Organization Essay

820 Words Oct 18th, 2015 4 Pages
Susan G. Komen, like many women, fought breast cancer. She fought with everything she had, but she didn’t spend much time worrying about herself and her situation. Instead, she wanted to help the other women going through the same battle. Inspired by Susan’s compassion and want to help others, her sister, Nancy G. Brinker, started an organization in her honor. Susan’s dedication made me wonder what the organization was about. I did some research and found out what the organization does, what the volunteer needs to do, and also what benefits there will be.

The first thing I wondered is why I should consider volunteering for this organization. The main reason I chose this organization is because it is something very near and dear to my heart. My aunt started out with just breast cancer, but due to late detection it started to spread like wildfire. It ended up consuming her whole body and sadly lost her life after many years of fighting. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Organization’s mission is to “save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.” I think highly of that because it is that exact mission that helped my aunt hang on for as long as she did. The organization is worldwide but has a North Mississippi Affiliate and serves 16 counties in the area. Their commitment is to raising awareness, educating the community, and also raising funds. They raise the funds needed for early…

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